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Olympic Athletes

The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games of the XXXI Olympiad begin this Friday, August 5th and last until August – 21st. It will be fun to see who the new Olympic champions will be. We all have our favorites from previous years. Here is a list of websites and books to help you find out more about your favorite Olympic athletes.

Websites:

Books:

Nadia the Girl Who Couldn't Sit Still [7] Kerri Strug and the Magnificent Seven [8] Gabby Douglas [9] Jesse Owens Fastest Man Alive [10]
Wilma Rudolph [11] Michael Phelps [12] Usain Bolt [13] Who Is Muhammad Ali [14]
Swimming With Faith [15] Jim Thorpe [16]
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